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Fun Presidential Facts – Zachary Taylor

Here are some fun facts and personal opinions about President Zachary Taylor

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Chuck (in helmet) with a Washington Redskin - Redskin Training Camp, Richmond, Virginia 2013

Let Your Actions Speak Louder than Your Knees

“While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.” II Corinthians 4:18 KJV

Despite the fact that no one knew anything about his political views, our major general was the leading candidate. The great voice basically said, “You shall fall on your knees so you will know that I am the way, but I will not let you stay on those knees very long because I have much work for you to do.” The statement they are trying to proclaim is also an indictment on themselves.

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Looking at Fort Sumter (in background) sitting on beach near driftwood

List: What similiar trait do I have with Presidents Polk through Hayes

James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S Grant, and Rutherford B. Hayes. These are Presidents eleven through nineteen. Here is a list of how I think I am like them.

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Zachary Taylor's original grave, Louisville, Kentucky

Zachary Taylor – His Death

“But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.” Genesis 3:3 KJV
Sometimes life hands you a cherry and sometimes someone else has eaten the good parts and you are handed the pit. It was a picture perfect day. The flowers were in bloom and their aroma was so sweet. It was a hot July 4th day in the Nation’s Capital. The President was attending a fund raising event at the Washington Monument.

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William Henry Harrison – The Curse of Tecumseh

“And they set the ark of God upon a new cart, and brought it out of the house of Abinadab that was in Gibeah: and Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, drave the new cart.” 2 Samuel 6:3 KJV

It’s probably not politically correct to even talk about Indians this way today, but it kept us busy for hours. Tecumseh was a Shawnee Indian warrior. Tenskwatawa, the Prophet, was his younger brother. How it really happens or if it really happened at all is often suspect.

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Zachary Taylor – Not Answering the Presidential Nomination Mail

Knock, knock

James 3: 5-6 KJV

I must admit, I’m not a huge fan of knock, knock jokes, but when you have grandkids they become part of your life. Good news always comes from some form of communication. .

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